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Jul 11, 2013 3:00pm PDT
with majority leader harry reid putting his finger right over the nuclear option on filibuster reform. reid and fellow democrats have had it with the g.o.p.'s stone walling tactics which have not only held up president obama's nominees for the cabinet but have sandbagged his entire legislative vaned. dusting off his boxing gloves, reid singled out senate minority leader mitch mcconnell for leaving him no other options than to go nuclear air. >> the republican leader has failed to live up to his commitments. he has failed to do what he said he would do, move nominations by regular order except in extraordinary circumstances. i refuse to unilaterally surrender my right to respond to this breach of faith. >> michael: of course, mcconnell struck back claiming that reid was manufacturing a crisis to replace the senate mandate of "advice and consent" with quote sit down and shut up. >> it appears as if they've convinced the majority leader to do their bidding and hijack the senate. they're not interested in advise and consent. they're not even interested in what this would mean down the roa
NBC
Jul 7, 2013 4:30pm PDT
. senator clinton at the time said i'm for the war, basically. senator obama said i'm opposed to it. beam go to the general quarters and said it was going to be a left-right fight rather than a fight over institutions. did we miss the big thing, intelligence? >> people retreated not only to their corners but to further corners than ever before. david talked about the lack of trust now in institutions. that's a huge story over the course of the last 10 years. the other big domestic story about the iraq war is polarization. there is no more dominant theme than the increased partisanship, the bitterness, the hate in many cases that sprouted on both sides. there was a brief one-year period after 9/11 where polization vanished for a moment and then with iraq came right back and gotten worse and ors. chris: so from vietnam to watergate, a bit of a pause and right back. kathleen, should we be arguing more about insurance institutions and who we're trusting? >> sort of bouncing off of what andrew said, the words that come to mind for me are temporary insanity. all of that fear we talk about
ABC
Jul 10, 2013 4:00am EDT
. back to you. >>> all right. up next, "the pulse." "the view" changing after a surprise announcement from one of the hoetss. >>> and president obama crashes a kids' party. coming face-to-face with a pint-sized press corps. k9 advantix ii not only kills fleas and ticks, it also repels most ticks before they can attach. the leading brand kills, but doesn't repel. a tick that isn't repelled or killed may attach and make a meal of us. get veterinarian recommended k9 advantix ii! >>> topping your wednesday "pulse," one of the women of "the view" will be waking up a whole lot earlier. >> today is elisabeth hasselbeck's last day on "the view" on abc. she will move to the fox news channel. barbara walters wished her well, saying they've had ten wonderful years with her. an swimming in new waters. >> now 36, joined "the view" after gaining fame on the reality show," survivor." >>> kids who wanted to lunch with michelle obama got a surprise. they were at the white house. 54 children. they submitted winning recipes for healthy foods. >> and then, the president stopped by to say hello. and there
FOX
Jul 9, 2013 4:25am EDT
. >>> all right,let talk tennis, the washington kastles made history in front of a packedpacd crowd including first lady michelle obama. they beat new york 23-15. it's the teams 33rd con consecuv win. it ties the record set by the lakers. they could break the recordrecod tonight against the boston lob sisters. >> th-- lobsters. >> the first lady was there. thr >> the show i was big deal and they're making history in the process. >>> the team hosted the grand gn opening of the new trainingning facility down in rich mopped. richmond. the brand new facility, a separate room for locker rooms, high-tech training room. room governor mcdonnell, were guestt speakers at the unveiling on monday, and they took time to give praise to the cha franchise quart back. >> you're dealing with a ultraua smart, and ultra gifted athlete. when they said his rehabilitation is ahead of schedule, robert would say it's right on schedule. i would be very surprised if he is not dressed up on the first game. >> the new will he wette new wi. >>> is the key to losing weight the amount of water you drink and twifng
FOX Business
Jul 9, 2013 11:00am EDT
foreign policy studies at the heritage foundation. steven, looking at recent history with the obama administration, they don't usually cut aid to countries unless there's a military coo. right now, jay carney does not and is not willing to call it a coo in egypt. why is the administration continuing to teeter on whether or not to cut funding to egypt? >> well, because this situation, cheryl, is a little bit different. you know, this is like saying hitler was elected, but we shouldn't have done anything to topple the government because he was elected. moo move dmorsi moved away from the constitution, and we had to see something done. rather it not been the military, but it was. we should look at this a little, with a little more nuance than just cutting off aid. cheryl: mubarak was a dictator, a brutal dictator, responsible for the murders of millions of egyptians. in 2011, that was not a military coo and continued aid, and there was democratic elections, but in this particular stage, you tell me that morsi was creating basically a civil war in your pan, and that he needed to go, tha
FOX News
Jul 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
want interference with a woman's right to have an abergs and they will not stand for it. martha: what this bill could mean for texas and the implications for the rest of the country. we'lgregg: new reports president obama is considering withdrawing all-american troops from afghanistan. u.s. and european officials say the president has broken increasingly frustrated with the afghan president hamid karzai and could withdraw all-american troops by next summer. this is a major reversal of the current plan that would keep a small number of troops there. ambassador john bolton joins us. would this acceleration, the zero option of no troops after next year, would that be dangerous? >> i think it's certainly hastens the day when taliban and al qaeda retake control of afghanistan. i think that day is coming almost inevitably given the president's ill-advised policies leading to the expected drawdown to almost zero next year. leaving a token number of troops doesn't affect conditions and the ground and speeding up the withdrawal simply moves forward the time taliban retakes control. i think it'
MSNBC
Jul 14, 2013 9:00am PDT
. >> and i want to also con t contextualize this. we're in the age of obama when a multirace coalition of people, both elected and then re-elected the first african-american president -- >> it's all over. we're free of biases now. >> that's right. and then our supreme court guts affirmative action. guts the voting rights action. and even inasmuch as visits around doma and prop 8, makes it more difficult for the federal government to -- so all of that happens and then we get this verdict. i don't want any community in this moment to feel shame, racial community to feel shame. what i want us to feel is motivated to say we have the right to remaining our america, remake the social contract, the social laws that keep all of us, the othersings and insiders, because we get to be others and insiders at various points. this is the moment where the coalition that's been fraying since the supreme court and disenfrance chisment can come back together because our lives are at stake and the lives of our children are at stake. >> as you say, judicially we have to accept this. socially we don't. >> that
FOX News
Jul 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
depot. right now, get whole-home installation for just 37 bucks. >> president obama will present george lucas with the national medal of arts. joe biden will present him with some fan mail for yoda. [ laughter ] >> steve: that's funny. >> gretchen: in case you missed it, we always give you a few of the laughs from late night. >> brian: yeah. we have a very diverse show. we have kris jenner is here. she's got a brand-new talk show coming up. we'll be with justin bieber's mom, and the latest from egypt, as well as the latest on a baseball wife that's pretty much gone off the reservation. >> gretchen: that's my first headline. >> brian: i had no idea. >> gretchen: yeah. is she trading in her lingerie for prison blues? police say they arrested anna banson, the estranged wife of former mets pitcher kris benson after she allegedly burst into his apartment wearing a bullet proof vest. officers say she threatened him with a gun and demanding money. anna, allegedly outraged after getting a court order to move out. the former penthouse pet gained fame when she announced she had bed all of her hus
FOX Business
Jul 6, 2013 2:00am EDT
. still a good time to call code bleu on the rest of the president's signature law? we will be right back. ♪ tracy: obamacare employer mandate getting delayed. struggling with setting big ♪ tracy: well, obamacare is coming apart at the scenes, another effort to dismantle the law has just begun. after the obama administration this week gave businesses another year to comply with the regulation. this is the latest in a string of bad news for theaw. all five now say it is a train wreck. peter barnes joins us from washington. let's lay this out. how many people does this actually affect? >> reporter: rht now about 158 million people get their health insurance through their employer. so in theory the employer mandates covers them. however, in practice companies offer their employees health insurance as a benefit to try to attract the best a brightest. the congressional budget office did look at this question last yearf what would happen if obamacare were totally repealed. it estimated, believe it or not, that actually about 2 million people that would stay -- would get health care
FOX
Jul 14, 2013 6:00pm EDT
peaceful protests and the president is wearing in. mr. obama says trayvon martin's death was a tragedy for america. last night a jury found him not guilty of killing trayvon martin. martin's death in february 2012 unleashed a debate to profiling and the right to self defense. >> we respect the jury's verdict what it comes down to is a kid minding his own business being followed by a stranger. >> i am thrilled that this jury kept this tragedy from becoming a travesty. >> the naacp is urging the department justice to bring civil rights charges. >>> people across our area are gathering on the campus of howard university for a trayvon martin vigil there. the university called by the university's naacp. emotions are high, aren't they audrey? >> very much so, lauer acxfing hundreds will gather around the flag pole for an individual in honor of that travel they will also be protesting what many call the injustice of george zimmerman's acquittal. protests like this one outside the courthouse in sanford florida, sprung up almost immediately after the verdict was read. here in dc people spilled
NBC
Jul 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
, right? >> great. fantastic. >>> plus, every move hillary clinton makes leads to some kind of speculation about her political future. even her new hair do. but this morning it's the new jobs for two obama campaign veterans that has people talking. we'll explain that. >> let's begin this half hour with the very latest on that frightening parasailing accident in florida we've been following. one of the indiana teenagers who suffered serious injuries is now ready to head home. >> we received notice that we were going to be leaving. >> reporter: encouraging news this morning for michael fairchild. just 11 days after a parasailing accident in panama city, florida left his daughter alexis seriously injured, fairchild says she will be released from the hospital today, headed back home to indiana. >> heading to indianapolis for rehab and she'll probably be spending probably about a week or two there. for in patient and time on out patient. overall for what she has been through her spirits are pretty good. >> alexis and her friend sidney goode, both 17, were parasailing july 1st when t
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2013 9:00am EDT
will begin at 10:30 eastern. >> president obama recently eturned from a trip to africa. there is a panel discussion getting under way right now on the president's trip and the new policy. live coverage here on c-span. >> a major shift that is not entirely there both in the u.s. and africa where perceptions of sur suit of commercial interests and profit. there has always been something seen as unsightly about that when you talk about africa. we are moving to the idea these commercial ties if managed well can help drive growth, employment, development and enduring ties of mutual interest. this is welcome in the u.s. but particularly among an up and coming generation of africans. on june 30 the president announced the africa initiative. that ames to tackle one of the drags on the well being of african communities particularly in rural areas. perhaps the greatest obstacle to their economic growth and a huge barrier for potential investors looking to engage in africa and that is access to reliable and affordable electricity. the focus on energy is extremely important and the hope is thi
FOX Business
Jul 8, 2013 5:00pm EDT
the rug out from under our ally, obama, mubarak and say you only have a little bit of time. slowly start dismantling the elements of democracy question the parliament. put his own people into the military, taking away the civil and equal rights. what we should have done is say we give you a lot of aid, we will take that unless you install democracy. instead, we gave him equipment. they say morsi is your guy, america, it is your fault. melissa: and we're seeing a lot of fal fallback. a lot of backlash as if we were instrumental in all this, but i can hear voices on the left saying how is it our business to going to a country and say to a democratically elected president you must do this and this or else we will not give you any money. aren't we giving them aid because we are humanitarians and we care about people who are hungry? >> that money buys us a seat at the table. we don't give aid is just a gift, we give it as a tool. i look at any kind of aid and say what is in the interest of my country, what is america's interest? america has an interest in peace in the middle east, after
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2013 1:00am PDT
watching how conservative and republican politics actually work right now. anyway, that is happening in las vegas this weekend. and if that particular blend of republican congressional leadership and the president obama secretly foreign conspiracy theory, if that particular blend of that combination is not your thing in las vegas this weekend, you do have other options. all you have to do is leave the venetian where the republican ladies are hosting their kevin mccarthy birther guy gala, leave the venetian, take a left on the strip, and five minutes down the road you'll find yourself at the planet hollywood resort and casino in las vegas, you will find you have another republican politics combined with birtherism option on the same weekend. because the planet hollywood resort and casino this weekend is hosting something called freedom fest. it's going on right now. it will keep going into this weekend. this year's highlights include the author of a book called "evolution: a theory in crisis." also the obligatory "is the united nations becoming our master" confab. our pal from down the block
CNBC
Jul 11, 2013 4:00am EDT
about food. that sends out a message that you don't want investment or you only want the right investment. that must be very frustrating for you, isn't it? >> i think the obama administration has been very clear as have administrations before, for decades, the u.s. has a long-standing and unequivocal policy and support of foreign direct investment in the united states. this is not something that changes with presidencies. i can't think of any nation where government is -- the legislature is in lockstep agreement. i think the united states has an open and vibrant democracy. but every day, deals happen, deals close, in a predictable and transparent environment that is the united states and has been and will be for many years to come. >> all right. so what do you think about smithfield? >> i don't eat pork, so i'll refrain from providing an opinion. >> aaron, thanks for that. good to see you. aaron brickman. the glass is only part full when it comes to the australian jobs picture. country added more than 10,000 new jobs in june, surprising economists, expecting losses. the surge c
ABC
Jul 9, 2013 5:30pm EDT
could bring our troops home by next summer. right now the schedule has troops leaving by the end of 2014. the president is considering this new zero option. the obama administration said for months they wouldn't rule out any options on troop levels but today they wouldn't say. >> president obama said the united states will fight along. there are about 63,000 american troops in afghanistan. by next february the numbers could be cut in half. it looks like the president may speed up the timeline now. >> we have some breaking news in to the newsroom right now. details on that deadly train derailment in canada. officials said they were opening a criminal investigation into the crash and fire that followed. we learned two new bodies have been discovered in the middle of that wreckage. investigators are putting their attention on the train's brakes. in all, we know 15 people died in the derailment and fire. >>> a museum in georgia is apologizing. the family of a young girl said their daughter was turned away from the police because of a wheelchair. 11-year-old lexy haas as cerebral palsy a
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2013 2:00pm PDT
already be in place. check and mate. the opponents of a woman's right to choose don't mince words when it come to anti-obama hatred to rile up their followers. >> it is generally from my opinion the promiscuous white men who are pushing abortion. i would say even the promiscuous black ones like our president. i shouldn't say that. they want sexual license themselves do not want responsibility. abortion has always helped men more than it helps women. >> this week we witnessed a moment that captured the frustration thatle women across the country are feeling. >> it was degs continuey. thank you for finally guns us women so publicly and not in the shadows like you're used to. thank you for every single bad press conference with your bad information. thank you for every hateful statement dewomen and girls to sex objects and brood mares and bald eagles like your eloquent supporters have done today. thank you for being you, texas legislature. you have radicalized hundreds of thousands of us. no matter what you do for the next 22 days, women and their allies are coming for you. let's start do
FOX News
Jul 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
clear they want to keep hands off, and the comments from president obama when he talked about if i had a son he would look like trayvon martin along with all the protests by civil rights groups after the initial decision by stanford authorities not to try governor, governor rick scott, a republican, and he then moved the case to another state prosecutor and they decided to try george zimmerman, and that doesn't look like such a good decision today. i think it has not looked like such a good decision in the last three weeks since we watched this case, and it's clear the prosecution did not have a very strong case, that a lot of the prosecution witnesses ended up giving testimony that was very helpful for the defense, and you saw the prosecution scrambling at the end to add a manslaughter charge, a lesser offense, than the second-degree murder because they were having a tough time proving their case and as it turns out they did not serve it to the satisfaction of the six women on the jury. >> and the meddling didn't end there. the justice department used tax dollars to pay for the anti-zim
FOX
Jul 13, 2013 7:00am PDT
protection. president obama spoke with the russian president putin yesterday about snowden. the white house says russia gave snowden a propaganda platform by letting him meet with human rights activists yesterday. >>> more people have been hurt in the annual running of the bulls in spain. an american college student and two span yarred were gored. now there is word another 20 people were hurt at the entrance of the ring, after a large group of people fell on top of each other. many were crushed in the pile, but two runners were reportedly attacked by a charging bull. the nine-day street festival in pamplona ends tomorrow. >>> the royal baby watch is in full force in london. media outlets from around the world are all camped outside the hospital where the duchess of cambridge is going to give birth. her due date is believed to be any day now. some say it's today. when the baby is finally on the way, the palace is going to announce that the duchess has been admitted to the hospital. >>> the eight-month wait is finally over for people looking to get their fix of those twinkies. wal-mart
FOX News
Jul 14, 2013 12:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Jul 14, 2013 9:00am PDT
president obama have been briefed on the case. >> right now our plan of action is that next week we're going to take to the house floor, we're going to step it up a notch. we've tried the quiet way. now we're going to raise the profile of this case. >> torres served in the iraq war as a mechanic in 2009. he's a father of two young boys. kristina says she believes her brother, father and uncle are still alive, and will continue to look for them. the fbi is still investigating the case, but has told the family to prepare for the worst. for more on this story, make sure to go to foxnewslatino.com. shannon? >> shannon: a new study says doctors are overlooking something that could be an easy fix. plus, more hidden banking fees. where you're getting squeezed. you need to know. we'll tell you coming up. [ jack] its just so frustrating... ♪ the middle of this special moment and i need to run off to the bathroom. ♪ i'm fed up with always having to put my bladder's needs ahead of my daughter. ♪ so today, i'm finally talking to my doctor about overactive bladder symptoms. [ female ann
SFGTV
Jul 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
and president obama thought this measure was important this is a policy that's worked effectively in a lot of situations. and about the lawsuits there's no private right of action in this legislation. an employee can't bring a lawsuit based on those laws. the office of labors enforcement can enforce those laws but no employee or employer can bring a lawsuit. regarding h.r. and any burden this is a minimal set of requirements but part of the reason i'd be able to talk about this size of employer with larger organizations with 20 or more there's a little bit of structure about h.r. you have a folder relied to each of your employees and we want to be cognizant and respectful of that. one of the important things about this legislation if there turned out we haven't covered all the issues this allows the board of supervisors next year if you have an issue with this you can introduce an ordinance to amen that. all that said i'd like to continue the conversations with the public >> supervisor yee. >> first of all, i appreciate you're bringing this to our body. for discussion. there's some s
FOX News
Jul 8, 2013 11:00am EDT
obama as if he's running egypt, and he's deciding who should be the leader of egypt. what obama said back then was that the people should decide in egypt, what he's saying right now is the same thing. it's not like obama was campaigning for morsi. jon: and then there are these disputes about what happened in that attack this morning that left more than 40 people dead. jim, the media suggested that it was a peaceful sit-in outside the military compound. the military then released some videos that made it look like it was a pretty violent protest. >> >> or an attack even. again, we don't know. that's the enormous challenge of it. there's a piece by a fella named -- [inaudible] in the journal this morning that said that, you know, we could be looking at a civil war like in algeria where there was a similar situation where the military overflew the equivalent of the muslim brotherhood, and there was a 10-year war that killed half a million people. we just don't know very much. the concern that the american people has is that the president doesn't have a clearly articulated position. jon:
PBS
Jul 12, 2013 3:00pm PDT
major legislative achievement that barack obama can win in the second term domestically t appears right now. and it's almost a point of denying him that kind of a victory. >> woodruff: i don't know if there is any connection but one thing the house republicans did do yesterday, david s they voted to pass a farm subsidy bill but they stripped out of it hundreds of millions of dollars in food stamp funding. so where is that headed? i mean not a single democrat voted for that. >> the house republicans are making it difficult for me to be a big cheer lead they are we can. >> this started with a decent impulse that we have this beard system, we had a political alliance, we put the food stamp program with the agricultural subsidies so you get people on both sides voting for it and that would guarantee passage year after year, all these people come to washington and say we're going to change things. we'll cut the subsidies, wondering why food stamps is exploding as a program, maybe we feed to set that back. so we say let's change things. and that is sort of a decent impulse. but at the ends of
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2013 11:00am PDT
remains stranded in moscow's airport. he met there yesterday with human rights groups and snowden was the topic of a phone conversation between president obama and russian president vladimir putin. we have two reports beginning with jim la sieda in moscow. >> richard, after the media bed lamb around the appearance yesterday and the vows from the airport, not that we got a chance to see him in the flesh, today has been pretty quiet by comparison. i guess you would say if this were a poker game, what snowden did in his meeting yesterday with human rights activists was to call putin's bluff. he signaled that he, snowden, would remain silent and not release any more damaging intelligence if russia granted him just temporary asylum while he seeks guarantees of safe passage to latin america which apparently is where he wants to end up. you recall that putin made that same offer earlier this month but snowden at the time rejected it because of that condition of silence. now he seems to be forcing putin's hand. does putin give him asylum and further damage relations with the u.s.? or does put
CSPAN
Jul 14, 2013 7:00am EDT
primarily republicans. and their emocrats policies. we are right of center but we believe in individual liberty limited itutionally government and we stand for that on principle, not out of any interest. host: dean mentioned his opinion washington times". burn your obama care card ationwide draft resistance could defeat compulsory coverage without premium payments by adults of young understood 40 obama care can't work. young americans make up the bulk uninsured because health insurance costs too much relative to their needs. if they don't obey the plan date premiums will be higher than will be and people cycle away and a vicious will set in. draft ere health care resist e the ters we could hasten collapse and paver the way for a patient system. next caller. caller: it is not a fair system finehe simple fact that it is only $750 per employee. it is cheaper to pay the fine it is to get health care for the employees. it is only a $750 fine. save quite a bit of oney by not giving them health insurance. so is it fair to the employee? about $2,000 to 3,000 per employee but you raise a good po
CSPAN
Jul 11, 2013 12:00pm EDT
just fine. the constitution gives the president, whoever the president might be, the right, the power to choose his team. it grants the senate the right to advise and concept on the choices, but consistent and obstruction by the republican cause cueses deny and obstruct. republican obstruction denied president obama ability to choose his team. whether you're a democrat, republican, independent, we should be able to agree that president's deserve the team members they want. nomineings should be subject to up or down vote. no president -- excuse me dpsh no president can safeguard america's economic and financial security to the best of his or her ability without their chosen team in place. let's see if there's an example. davey johnson is a manager of the -- so happy to have him here in washington. he's here as manager of that team to field a winning team. he was the starting second baseman when he won two pennants, two world series championships, managed five baseball teams. he's two-time manager of the year, led the mets to the 1986 world series as a manager, and last year, he took th
ABC
Jul 13, 2013 4:00am PDT
russia not to harbor snowden. >> mr. snowden is not a human rights activist or a dissident. he's accused of leaking classified information. >> reporter: president obama himself raised the snowden situation with president puten in a phone call friday night. the two leaders will hold a summit in moscow in just six weeks. u.s. officials have signaled that if snowden is still here, obama may not come. there's no saying how much longer snowden will remain here stuck at the airport. but he's made two things clear. he can't stay forever. and that the ball is in vladimir putin's court. dan and paula? >> kirit, thank you. >>> let's go to a geopolitical story of a different variety now. in our ally, great britain, this morning, they are on high alert. not because of a security threat. because of the impending arrival of a royal baby. let's go back to bianna in london. they have an elaborate plan to roll out the news when it comes. walk us through it. >> here's what we know. we believe the duchess is due to go into labor, any day, any hour, any minute now, quite frankly. she will be deliver
FOX News
Jul 9, 2013 4:00pm PDT
big change of plans in afghanistan. president obama reportedly considering getting all of our troops out of there and bringing them home. plus, a fishing trip nearly turns deadly after a family says a dam just all of a sudden opened right in front of their eyes. that's coming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news. my mantra? trust your instincts to make the call. to treat my low testosterone, my doctor and i went with axiron, the only underarm low t treatment. axiron can restore t levels to normal in about 2 weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these symptoms to your doctor. tell your doctor about all medical conditions and medications. serious side effects could include increased risk of prostate cancer; worsening prostate symptoms; decreased sperm count;
FOX News
Jul 14, 2013 7:00pm EDT
evaluating if there's enough evidence to support civil rights charges against george zimmerman in federal court. more on that in a moment. first, the president reacted today in a statement. steve centanni live with the news. >> reporter: hi, harris. president obama responding to the verdict by appealing for calm and condemning gun violence. in a statement he said in part a jury has spoken, i now ask every american to respect the call for calm reflection, and as we do, we should ask ourselves if we're doing all we can to widen the circle of compassion and understanding in our own communities. we should ask ourselves if we are doing all we can to stem the tide of gun violence that claims too many lives across the country on a daily basis. on the sunday talk shows, a variety of opinions expressed. here are just a few of them. >> the evidence didn't support prosecution and the justice department engaged in this, the president engaged in this, turned it into a political issue, should have been handled with law and order. >> accept the verdict, take a look at the law that they have in f
MSNBC
Jul 7, 2013 9:00am PDT
and take away their right to have a voice in the workplace so the irony of this, ed, when we look at what's happening in the congress today and in the senate regarding the appointments by president obama, the irony of this is, 38 companies have signed on to legislation that would go forward to try to outlaw through the d.c. circuit the president's ability to make recess appointments. of those 38 corporations that signed on to briefs supporting that decision of the d.c. courts, those 38 companies combine have gave $6 million in campaign contributions. >> wow. >> to the republicans so we have to look at this, ed, as another attempt by the republicans. this time not to put forth legislation against workers but to be inactive in legislation that would help workers. >> how does this restrict job growth in the inner city, may year? >> well, it restricts job growth because it's having a significant impact on public sector polite. really as we've gone through the worst economy in 0 years something very unusual happened. we actually had a retraction of more than 400,000 employees during th
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2013 7:00am EDT
people want this, the american people don't want that. obama barely got over 50%. host: all right, let's get back to the question of the fill buster and what you think of that. jimmy, georgia, independent caller. hi, jimmy. go ahead. caller: hi. yes, go ahead, i just want to say a nuclear fell buster and do away with filibusters, because they do everything they can to wreck the country. there's one thing i'd like to say. i was a republican, but i was a union member, but i've heard so much stuff about the republicans, about the union members that you know why the union was ever started in the south? because the republican party paid them nothing. they were working them like slaves. i mean, if you got a job, you couldn't get one that paid anything and enough to live on, and this guy is talking about, oh, the food stamps, food stamps. well, pay them and you won't have to have food stamps. that's what makes me sick. they make trillions of dollars. they like this energy partner. what do you zphp you got to raise something. that's all they ever think about doing. ake, take, take. all they can
CBS
Jul 14, 2013 8:30am PDT
. >> i think there is going to be intense pressure from the civil rights community on attorney general holder and on president obama. >> which means it will be political and we're trying to talk about justice and the doing of justice not political stuff. we try as much as we to be keep them apart. it seems to me i was one of those the past few weeks watching cable tv constantly looking for egypt, because i wanted to know what was happening and what appeared to be a second revolution. instead it was the zimmerman trial. three weeks, talented lawyers, everybody alert and listening, only six jurors, who had a lot of responsibility on them. it seems to me in our own awkward american way we attempted to get something like justice, came up with a decision i think probably to go beyond that will seem heightly political choice than pursuit of justice. >> schieffer: in our own awkward american way we also saw again congress manage to not do anything. they pass a farm bill but they gut it of any money for food stamps, the house says, no way, no how will they have any part of the immigrat
Current
Jul 8, 2013 3:00am PDT
number one priority. right? which, at one time, john boehner said at one time, barack obama said and i'm sure others have said you may not believe it but we don't seem to get that sustained attention to this issue. have we reached -- your calls welcome. we'll get to them in a second at 1-866-55-press. have we reached a point where we have to accept that -- i don't know 5%, 6% unemployment is the best we can hope and maybe even some percent. that's where it's going to be in this country from now on? >> 5% would be fine. that tends to be what economists call the natural rate of unemployment. there are always people leaving and finding new jobs and 5% has been the generally accepted level for that. 6% is the level that many economists start to worry we're getting to. we're bumping that up permanently. 7 would be really bad. 6 is not great. 7 would be really bad. you start to look more like europe and this more ossified labor markets. particularly trying to crack into that as a young person that, gets really hard. we don't want millions of people permanently off the working rolls or out
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2013 12:00pm EDT
four months. on the obama watch, christians, including an egyptian christian community, are persecuting people throughout the middle religious freedom are in the back burner of dealing with islamist governments. i will talk about the abject failure to champion human rights and religious freedoms around the world. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina seek recognition? mr. wilson: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from south carolina is recognized. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, the president's playing politics with the american people's health care. according to an editorial public licked in "the wall street journal," quote, the white house seems to regard laws as mere suggestions, including the laws it helped to write. the heels of the one-year suspicion to offer insurance to workers, the administration is now waiving a new batch of new obamacare prescriptions. these disclosures arrived inside a 606-page c
CNBC
Jul 7, 2013 7:30pm EDT
they mean. >>> what will the second half of the year bring? the impact of obama care, immigration reform and what's it have to do with interest rates and stocks pchlts cocktails for the big holiday weekend. big business and booze. it all starts right now. . cockt big holiday weekend. big business and booze. it all starts right now. cockta weekend. big business and booze. it all starts right now. > cockt weekend. big business and booze. it all starts right now. > cockty weekend. big business and booze. it all starts right now. > cockt holiday weekend. big business and booze. it all starts right now. >>> first, let me send it over to bill griffeth with a look at headlines this week. >>> here's a look at what's making news as we head into a new week on the money. a stronger than expected jobs report for the month of june. the economy created 195,000 jobs and the unemployment rate stayed the same at 7.6% as more people re-entered the work force. markets higher at the open on friday during a holiday short rned week that had the stocks watching turmoil in the middle east, anticipating e
FOX News
Jul 11, 2013 10:00am PDT
fair and balance. president obama commented on the case, listen. >> you know, if i had a son, he would look like trayvon. and you know, i think they are right to expect that all of us as americans will take this with the sourceness it deserves. >> in the days that followed, people around the country wearing hoodies to support trayvon martin. and then rev repped sharpton who organized protest and calling for the arrest of george zimmerman,ine city lead ares in sanford but theed heads over whether zimmerman should be arrested or not. >> you look at initial media coverage in the early days, it was a much younger picture of trayvon martin that wassoused by several people instead of a current picture that you so on the right hand side of the screen. and despite the contrary, early reporting said that george zimmerman had no noticeable injures and remember, the pictures shed a different story. and then the sound byte by n pc news. >> this guy locks up to no good and he locks black. >> and that was a misedit and now look at what was said. >> this guy locks up to be no good. he's like on
MSNBC
Jul 8, 2013 11:00pm PDT
still reviewing whether morsi's ouster should be labeled a coup but warned cutting off aid right away would not be in the best interest of the united states. nbc's first read noted we can expect the obama administration to take a more hands-on approach to what happened next in egypt than it did 2 1/2 years ago when mubarak was ousted. but how much influence does the u.s. really have? howard fineman is editorial director of the "huffington post" and msnbc political analyst. joel ruben is former egypt desk officer at the state department. mr. ruben, you're the perfect person to ask about this coup question and significance of the lack of funding if all of a sudden it gets cut. how should this play itself out? >> well, michael, right now there's still chaos on the streets in cairo. there's blood on the streets, quite literally, and what we need to make sure is that this powder keg doesn't have a match lit to it and we need to not wade into a situation where cutting aid precipitously right now is that match. so there is an assessment under way. we have a chance, now, to engage the eg
CSPAN
Jul 11, 2013 11:00pm EDT
right reached an all-time high in 2012. the fourth consecutive year of growth. they concluded that these groups will continue to grow and become more militant during president obama second term and due to the national debate we have applied them to the evolving face of terror, both at home and abroad. additionally, we are here to be proactive and we should focus on the vulnerabilities that remain in the construction contract constructive accents available to the congress. we need to understand why one of the accused bombers was listed on to federal databases but available to travel to russia and we need to understand the vast and most cost-effective way to fix that problem we can find a solution to point the finger. the choice is ours. the christmas day bomber even though terrorist do not board the flight in the united states, the government spent about $800 million and today those machines have been removed from the airports because americans decided that they were not willing to give up their privacy for security. a few years and $800 million later, we have found a solution that allows
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2013 9:00am EDT
with russia's ambassador to the u.s. and obama administration officials. they're previewing the upcoming g20 summit that takes place in st. petersburg, russia, in september. live coverage underway right now here on c-span2. >> so we don't disrupt the speakers. we have started a tradition of doing events like this ahead of these big summits. the g20 is the biggest of them all in the world in the area i work on. it will be held just after labor day in st. petersburg, russia, and we normally would do this two or three weeks out, but because of the summer holidays and everything, we thought we'd get an early start. so we are delighted to have a terrific lineup of speakers today which we'll get started with in just one second. we'll have, after our two keynote speakers, the russian ambassador and the u.s. sherpa, we will have two panels, one an expert panel and then a very short break, and then we're going to have a senior sherpa perspective on the g20 summit and the agenda thereon. so with no further ado, let me introduce dr. john hamre, president and ceo of csis. please. >> well, t
MSNBC
Jul 11, 2013 3:00am PDT
his post and the obama administration will name somebody new and that will come with a lot of queasiness for the markets. >> bernanke tried to say we're on the right path. just relax. >> he's been trying to calm them. they've had this whole strategy of trying to explain themselves more to the market and it hasn't worked out terribly well. it hasn't had the intended effect of assuring markets they're going to keep their foot on the gas until they see a little bit better and there's no signs they're going to start tapering quite yet but even the mention that they will. >> even the mere threat. >> yeah. >> so sensitive, those markets. >> they really are. >> bizarre. >> let's go to thomas now for the morning's other top stories. what are we looking at, thomas? >> let's bring everybody up to speed on what we've been watching. after hearing from 18 witnesses the defense has rested its case in the murder trial of george zimmerman. yesterday the big question was whether or not the neighborhood watch volunteer should actually take the stand in his own defense. nbc's ron mott reports fo
FOX News
Jul 7, 2013 9:00am PDT
right and how do vice president biden and nancy pelosi both loudly professed catholics defend their schilling for that violation of church teaching. biden went on record saying obama care is no threat to religious liberty. as for ms. pelosi she famously said "i'm a devout catholic and honor my faith and love it but they have this conscious thing." reread our cat kis catachism nd by the way, stay out of my local church. yes, i saw you. >> shannon: coming up, we asked, you answered. what role if any should the u.s. be playing in egypt right now? your twitter responses are next. and i have a massive heart attack right in my driveway. the doctor put me on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. go talk to your doctor. you're not indestructible anymore. does your dog food have? go talk to your doctor. 18 percent? 20? new purina one true instinct has 30. active dogs crave nutrient-dense food. so we made purina one true instinct. learmore at purinaone.com >> shannon: at 4:30 eastern the ntsb will hold a news conference
Current
Jul 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
farm bill that would expand tax-payer funded crop insurance but cut food stamps. president obama said if it passes the house he'll veto it. the bill went down in defeat in the house last month when far right conservatives want even more cuts in spending than who were already in it to avoid a repeat of that embarrassment. g.o.p. leaders are calling for today's bill without amendments. >>> working together to create a comprehensive farm bill that aid farmers and people who need the food and nutrition assistance. but this time the republicans split the bill to take out the food stamp component with the idea they could deal with that part later if ever. the white house said not okay to put forward a farm bill that intentionally leaves out food safety for the people. we'll be right back. >> did anyone tell the pilgrims they should self-deport? >> no, they said "make us a turkey and make it fast". >> (laughter). >> she gets the comedians laughing. >> that's the best! >> that's hilarious. >> ... and the thinkers thinking. >> okay, so there is wiggle room in the ten commandments is what
CNN
Jul 13, 2013 12:00pm PDT
asylum from russia as he tries to figure out how to get to latin america. he met with human rights and lawyers in the transit zone of the moscow airport and the white house criticized russia for giving snowden what it called, quote, a propaganda platform. and president obama spoke by phone about it with the russian president vladimir putin. >>> egypt's ousted president is being accu ining investigated b prosecutor and the united states is calling on egypt's army to free president mohammed morsi, the former president. it's not clear where he's being held. >>> the texas state senate has approved one of the strictest abortion measures in the country and bans abortions after 20 weeks and requires abortion clinics to meet standards that could force many or most to close. rick perry called a special session to get the bill through. you might remember it died last month following a nearly 11-hour filibuster. >>> now, back to the zimmerman case. in an interview you're going to see first right here on cnn, his closing arguments behind him zimmerman's lead defense attorney opened up to cnn's mar
ABC
Jul 13, 2013 5:30pm PDT
moscow airport. president obama himself raising the question and the situation in that phone call with putin, the white house unhappy that snowden was allowed to meet with human rights activists at that moscow airport over the last 24 hours. where snowden did announce that he will indeed seek asylum in russia. in that phone call, snowden can stay but can't reveal any more secrets about america. >>> now to london tonight, where the royal baby watch is well under way with the new and future heir on the way. "good morning america" weekend anchor bianna golodryga in london tonight. >> reporter: they're calling it baby fever. proud brits counting down the days until a new monarch is born. at st. mary's hospital, where the duchess of cambridge is expected to deliver. more photographers staked out positions today to capture the first images of the future king or queen of england. the baby is due any day. that's welcome news on a number of fronts. proceeds from tourism and product sales related to the birth are expected to pump nearly $400 million into the british economy. 90 million alon
ABC
Jul 9, 2013 6:30pm EDT
medical help right away. ask your doctor about cialis for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. >>> our "instant index" tonight begins with a lesson in table manners at the white house. first lady michelle obama hosted a state dinner for the kids today, a lunch for the 54 winners of the healthy recipe contest. this time guests were encouraged to eat with their fingers. something president obama noted. >> michelle never said to me that i can pick up something with my fingers at a state dinner. >> he can't. >> that's not fair. >> by the way, some of the finger food on the menu, picky eater pizza pockets, say that five times and bring it on brussel sprouts wrap. sounds pretty good. >>> you have heard of the city that never sleeps. how about the building that never sleeps? an artificial beach with a sunu that shines 24 hours a day complete with sand, man made waves, even a sea breeze. it's one of the wonders inside the world's largest building in china which opened to the public. three pentagons can fit inside it. it can how's 6,000 visitors at a time. >>> just when you thought it was safe
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